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  • His hair was very flat and shiny, save at the ends, where it was brushed stiffly up from a low protruding forehead, which assorted well with his harsh voice and coarse manner.
  • The whole were attired in such motley, ill-assorted, extraordinary garments, as would have been irresistibly ridiculous, but for the foul appearance of dirt, disorder, and disease, with which they were associated.
  • A copious assortment of such paragraphs as these, with long bills of benefits all ending with ’Come Early’, in large capitals, formed the principal contents of Miss Snevellicci’s scrapbook.
  • …through the crowd that hurried up and down the streets, giving way to the press of people, and clinging closely to Ralph as though she feared to lose him in the throng; and how the stern and hard-featured man of business went doggedly on, elbowing the passengers aside, and now and then exchanging a gruff salutation with some passing acquaintance, who turned to look back upon his pretty charge, with looks expressive of surprise, and seemed to wonder at the ill-assorted companionship.

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  • a great assortment of cars was on display
  • The remainder of the garden presented a well-selected assortment of esculent vegetables, in a praiseworthy state of advancement.
    Hawthorne, Nathaniel  --  House Of Seven Gables

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